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Information Resources

A range of WINDExchange resources are available, including links to relevant publications, podcasts, and webinars about wind energy topics.

Annual Reports

Screenshot of the 2015 Wind Technologies Market Report

2015 Wind Technologies Market Report

The report provides a comprehensive overview of 2015 trends in the U.S. wind industry and wind power market. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory draws from a variety of data sources and covers a broad range of topics.

Screenshot of the 2015 Distributed Wind Market Report

2015 Distributed Wind Market Report

The report quantifies and summarizes the 2015 U.S. distributed wind market to help plan and guide future investments and decisions by industry, utilities, state and federal agencies, and other interested parties.

Cover of the Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis.

2014-2015 Offshore Wind Technologies Market Report

The report shows progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy market including 15,650 MW of U.S. projects in various stages of development.

Cover of the State of the Wind Industry in the Regions 2015 report.

State of the Wind Industry in the Regions 2015

This comprehensive document summarizes the status of and drivers for U.S. wind energy development on regional and state levels.


A list of relevant publications from the U.S. Department of Energy, national laboratories, universities, states, and the wind industry.


A series of webinars on current wind energy issues. Audiovisual files and text versions of each webinar are available.


A series of slideshows that quickly convey wind energy facts and can easily be shared with other interested stakeholders.


A series of podcasts and radio interviews on wind energy topics.

Economic Development Studies

Software applications and publications to help individuals, developers, local governments, and utilities make decisions about wind power.

Wind Turbine Ordinances

A collection of wind turbine ordinances that state and local governments and policymakers can use when drafting a new wind energy ordinance.

Small Wind Guidebook

A small wind consumer's guidebook that answers questions about siting and installing a small wind turbine. Users can access information specific to their states.

Community Wind Handbook

A handbook designed to provide guidance for the siting and development activities required to develop a wind project in your community. The handbook is divided into small ($10,000 - $100,000) and large ($2 million+) projects.


Awards for utility and cooperative leadership in promoting wind energy development, the first utility-scale wind projects in a state, and outstanding partners and advocates.